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A large amount of human clinical data shows that vitamin K supplements play a critical part in maintaining healthy bone density by facilitating the transport of calcium from the bloodstream into the bone. Vitamin K is also required by calcium-regulating proteins in the arteries. One of these proteins is Matrix Gla-protein (MGP), which depends on a sufficient supply of vitamin K for it to be carboxylated to function properly. If there are low levels of vitamin K, MGP remains uncarboxylated and accumulates at sites of arterial calcification. As MGP is a powerful inhibitor of arterial calcification, it plays a vital role in cardiovascular health. If there is a vitamin K deficiency, blood can stick to the walls of the arteries leading to calcification. With age, even a subclinical vitamin K deficiency can present a risk to the vascular system. Vitamin K deficiency leads to higher levels of circulating undercarboxylated osteocalcin, which has been shown to be linked to increased loss of bone density in postmenopausal women (osteoporosis).



Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2

What foods contain vitamin K2? Well, vitamin K2 (menaquinones) can be found in meat, eggs, and dairy products and is also produced naturally by bacteria in the gut, which provides a certain amount of the body´s vitamin requirements. Vitamin K2 is up to ten times more bioavailable than vitamin K1 and remains biologically active in the body much longer than vitamin K1. Vitamin K1 is cleared by the liver within eight hours, whereas measurable levels of vitamin K2 (MK-7) have been detected 72 hours after ingestion. Thus, vitamin K2 is the more favourable vitamin K supplement form providing more health benefits in the body.



Vitamin K2 for healthy arteries and blood

The Rotterdam Heart study, a clinical trial that followed 4,800 participants for seven years, showed that those who consumed the greatest quantities of vitamin K2 in their diet had a more healthy cardiovascular system than those who consumed the least. High vitamin K2 intake also corresponded to a lower build-up of calcium on the aorta, whereas those who consumed less vitamin K2 were more likely to have moderate or severe calcification. Animal studies suggest that vitamin K supplements not only block further calcification, but also reduce existing arterial calcification by 37%. Low-Dose Vitamin K2 supplement contains the menaquinone-7 form of vitamin K2, which is metabolised only slowly by the liver, thus making it available longer to provide a more consistent supply of vitamin K.

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Vitamin K interactions

If you are taking anti-coagulation or anti-platelet medication, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your doctor before taking this vitamin K supplement.

 

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Softgel

Amount per Serving

  • Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-7) 45 mcg

Suggested Use

Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Other ingredients

Medium chain triglycerides, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, carob color.

If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product. Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.

Warning

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not exceed recommended dose
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Maria B 12-04-2016 23:14

IK ben een alleenstaande dame met osteoporose heb ik het altijd niet even makkelijk veel pijn en beperkte beweeglijkheid, moet beroep doen op hulp van derden. Wit gele kruis komt dagelijks en ook wekelijks een poetsvrouw. Drie maanden geleden heb ik een traplift laten instaleren, ik kon niet meer alleen naar boven, ook met een rollator moet ik mij verplaatsen. Mijn poetsvrouw is al langer klant bij APRAN, zei heeft me naar de site verwezen, en zo heb ik goede producten ontdekt, zoals low dose vitamin k2, echt waar ik ben er fel op vooruit gegaan, minder pijn en kan mij vlotter bewegen. Wat ben ik gelukkig, dank dank dank APRAN. Nu kan ik weer meer van mijn zelfstandigheid genieten en kan terug met auto op gemakske zelf boodschappen doen. Ben gelukkig,

Julia D. 23-08-2015 22:17

Hat meine Knochen wirklich gestärkt, ich hatte viele Beschwerden und die sind echt weniger geworden. Mein Arzt meinte, dass sich meine Knochenmineraldichte echt verbessert hätte. Zum Glück habe ich jetzt schon seit einem halben Jahr keinen Knochenbruch mehr gehabt, ich bin sehr glücklich darüber. In der Vergangenheit hatte ich wirklich schon viele Knochenbrüche... Wirklich glückliche Frau.

Julia D. 23-08-2015 15:54

HEEFT MIJN BOTTEN FLINK VERSTERKT, OSTEOPOROSE KLACHTEN ZIJN AFGENOMEN. BOTDICHTHEID IS FEL VERBETERD ZEI DE DOKTER ME ONLANGS. GELUKKIG , NU AL HALF JAAR GEEN BOTBREUK MEER GEHAD, WAT BEN IK BLIJ, WANT IN HET VERLEDEN AL VELE BREUK EN OPGELOPEN. GELUKKIG VROUWTJE UIT OOST VLAANDEREN.

Julia D. 23-08-2015 06:42

It has really strengthened my bones, I need to say that I have less complaints. My doctor told me that the bone density is already much better. For half a year I didn’t have a bone fracture, and that’s really great because in the past I often had a bone fracture. Happy woman.

Julia D. 23-08-2015 06:35

Ce produit a fortifié mes os, j’ai moins de douleurs. Selon mon docteur la densité minérale osseuse s’est déjà améliorée. Heureuse car depuis 6 mois je n’ai plus eu de fracture et j’en ai eu beaucoup dans le passé. Femme tout à fait contente.

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